16 bodies found in ship sinking off Sumatra waters

Rescue team has found 16 bodies in the waters off Sumatra island after their ship sank last week, a navy commander told Xinhua by telephone from the province on Tuesday.

Commander of navy base in Sibolga district of North Sumatra province Leut. Colonel Jaka Santosa said that some 20 others, who were still missing, also feared died due to long stay in the sea.